Last updated: June 1, 2020

Warnings/Messages Content

Does the content of the warnings/messages address:
Health impacts
Advice on cessation (e.g., the benefits of cessation or steps to take to stop smoking)
Addictive nature of tobacco
Adverse economic and social outcomes
Impact of tobacco use on friends and family
Quitline phone number and/or website
Description of current required warnings/messages:

One of the following five warnings must appear on the front of tobacco product packages:
1) Smoking tobacco causes cancer.
2) Use of this product causes cardiovascular disease.
3) Use of this product causes cancer of the mouth and pharynx.
4) Smoking tobacco causes miscarriage and fetal malformation in pregnant women.
5) Use of this product causes lung cancer.

The following health warning must appear on the side of tobacco packages: “USE OF THIS PRODUCT CAUSES SERIOUS HEALTH DAMAGE”.